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Top run scorers and wicket takers in India-England series


  • India currently trails 1-2 in the 5 match test series with just one match to go. Meaning which there is no chance that India can win the series, only option being that they will have to fight hard to draw the match.

    But first let us see who have been the players for each team that have helped them get to this position.

    Here is a list of Top run scorers in the India-England series so far:

     

    Player

    Matches

    Runs

    Highest Score

    100s

    Gary Ballance (Eng)

    4

    439

    156

    2

    Murali Vijay (Ind)

    4

    382

    146

    1

    Joe Root (Eng)

    4

    369

    154*

    1

    Ajinkya Rahane (Ind)

    4

    295

    103

    1

    Ian Bell (Eng)

    4

    290

    167

    1

     

    Currently, England’s inform batsman Gary Ballance tops the list with 439 runs, which also include two tons from him. This player has started his Test career brilliantly, he has a scored a half century in every test match he has played so far. Following Ballance is Murali Vijay 382 runs in 4 matches. He could hardly score any runs in the 4th match that India lost badly. Other players to make it to the list are Joe Root, Ajinkya Rahane and Ian Bell.

     

    Now let us take a look at Top wicket-takers in this series:

     

    Player

    Matches

    Overs

    Wickets

    Best Bowling Innings

    James Anderson (Eng)

    4

    174.1

    21

    5/53

    Mooen Ali (Eng)

    4

    122.4

    19

    6/67

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Ind)

    4

    148.5

    18

    6/82

    Stuart Broad (Eng)

    4

    150.4

    16

    6/25

    Ishanth Sharma (Ind)

    2

    85.0

    10

    7/74

     

     

    James Anderson has been exceptional in this series with 21 wickets already in his bag. He has troubled the Indian batting order by moving the ball brilliantly. Following him is Moen Ali who was selected in the team as a batting all rounder but with 19 wickets, he is the 2nd highest wicket-taker in this series. Indians who are known to play spinners well have also found it difficult to bat against him and have given away easy wickets.

    Other players to make it to this list are Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Stuart Broad and Ishanth Sharma.

    Stat updated till 11 Aug. 14 

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